HHS 350 – Ireland

Want to explore the beautiful architecture of Dublin, Ireland and visit the historic campus of Trinity College? Register in the Ireland section of HHS 350 and experience it firsthand!trinity-college-209401_1920

HHS 350, Ireland section, is a 3-unit course that fulfills the CHHS International Experience Requirement, SDSU GE Explorations Area B (Social and Behavioral Sciences), Cultural Diversity, and includes a 9-day international experience in Dublin, Ireland!

Lectures from SDSU faculty during the semester-long, ONLINE course will include the following topics:

  • historical aspects of international health and human services
  • economic development and health and social science
  • nutrition in a developing country
  • globalization, health, and HIV/AIDS


  • ONLINE course throughout Fall 2017 semester
  • Students must attend 3 mandatory, in-person pre-departure meetings on the SDSU campus:
    • Friday, April 21, 12:00-1:30 pm
    • Friday, April 28, 12:00-1:30 pm
    • Friday, May 19, 12:00-1:30 pm
  • 9-day international field experience: Friday, August 18, 2017 through Saturday, August 26, 2017 (NOTE: most students will depart San Diego on Thursday, August 17, 2017)

Field Experience

9-day field experience in Dublin, Ireland.

Fall 2017 Itinerary

Housing & Meals

Students will be housed in one of UCD’s Residence halls.


3 units of SDSU resident credit.  This course satisfies SDSU’s GE Explorations Area B (Social and Behavioral Sciences), Cultural Diversity and CHHS International Experience requirements


Estimated program fee: $1,450 based on enrollment of at least 20 students

  • Program fee includes accommodation, some meals, in-country transportation, and activities
  • Program fee excludes SDSU tuition, mandatory international health insurance (approximately $60), airfare, and personal expenses

Non-refundable program fee due in full in order to hold your space in the class. 

NOTE: Program fee payment can be made in Cash, Check or Debit ONLY! Credit cards not accepted at the Cashier’s window


  • Applications are now closed.
  • Space is given to those that apply to the program first
  • **Majors outside of the CHHS are welcome to apply, but priority is given to CHHS majors.
  • Students will be notified about application decisions by 4 pm, Friday, March 3rd.
  • Students that are accepted into the program will be required to pay the program fee of $1,450 by 4 pm, Friday, March 10th.